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People

Total Population 4,583
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 8.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,299
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 36.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,726
% Above Poverty Level 81.1%
% Below Poverty Level 18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $739
Median House Value $103,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 2.9%
Irish 8.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West York Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17404
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.952
Longitude -76.751

West York Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station YORK 3 SSW PUMP STN
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station HANOVER
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station LANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dover 1,992 $64,185
Jacobus 1,813 $92,667
Loganville 1,147 $100,192

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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